OTHER NEWS:

RSS Feed

Google Goes Social With Google+

Google has revealed details of its new social networking service, Google+, which is now in limited use by invitation only. The service aims integrate seamlessly with Google’s other products like maps and images, while enriching the experience of online interaction.

Tags:

Category: Featured, Sales/Marketing

View Post

BE Music & Entertainment Opens in Nashville

The company is headed by executives Michael Blanton, Carl Kornmeyer and Terry London.

Tags: ,

Category: Featured, Publishing, Sales/Marketing

View Post

New Music Coming From Milsap

Ronnie Milsap will release his first new country album in five years next month. Country Again will be available July 26, with lead single “If You Don’t Want Me To (The Freeze)” going for adds July 18. He has already finished the music video for the song, which highlights a dance called “The Freeze.” Country […]

Category: Artist, Featured

View Post

DISClaimer Single Reviews (6/29/11)

This listening session was dominated by hit makers of yore. Ricky Skaggs, Tracy Lawrence, Sawyer Brown, Michael Martin Murphey and Roy Head with Jeff Chance are all on board with new sounds. Ricky and Tracy, in particular, are audio delights.

Tags:

Category: Exclusive, Featured, Reviews

View Post

ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp

The 2nd Annual ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp is going on this week in Nashville, helping campers with developmental disabilities who are talented in music. Among the fun activities on the itinerary is songwriting with Gary Allan, Odie Blackmon, and Brett James; Art N’Music with Little Big Town; and karaoke with Wynonna. The week culminates when […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Organizations

View Post

Diane Warren Teams With Universal Music

Revered songwriter Diane Warren has entered into a new agreement with Universal Music Group, which includes a publishing administration component, and has her working as a global A&R consultant for the company’s artists. UMPG will handle administration of Warren’s Realsongs catalog outside of North America, while she continues to self-administer her copyrights in the U.S. […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Label, Publishing

View Post

Chris Young’s “Neon” Shining Soon

Chris Young’s third studio album Neon is due for release Tuesday, July 12 and he’s giving fans some incentive to pre-order the album’s deluxe version on iTunes.

Tags:

Category: Artist, Featured, Sales/Marketing

View Post

Rucker Leads Nashville 4th of July Festivities

Darius Rucker will headline Nashville’s Independence Day celebration on the downtown riverfront. The day-long event will close with a grand finale fireworks spectacular accompanied by music from the Nashville Symphony. Lower Broad will be lined with family activities including inflatables, giveaways, food, drinks and souvenirs. The music kicks off at 1:30 p.m. with performers including […]

Category: Artist, Featured

View Post

Shelton Wraps “The Voice,” Preps Album Release

Blake Shelton’s coaching gig on NBC singing competition The Voice is coming to a close as the star gears up for a perfectly timed album release. The two-part season finale of The Voice starts tonight (6/28), where he will team with Brad Paisley to perform “Don’t Drink The Water,” a song written by Paisley and […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Label, Sales/Marketing

View Post

Songwriter News: Combustion Signing

Combustion Music Adds Writer • CMA Songwriter Series In Boston, New York • Music City to Showcase at Sandestin Songwriters Festival

Tags:

Category: Artist, Featured, Organizations, Publishing

View Post

Urban Tour Going Strong

Keith Urban’s Get Closer 2011 World Tour opened in Biloxi, MS earlier this month, embarking on a 50-plus city run. He has dates scheduled through mid-October, including a stop Aug. 6 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

Tags:

Category: Artist, Featured, Touring

View Post